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Lot M. Morrill, Augusta, ca. 1856

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1856 Location: Augusta Media: Carte de visite

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John French letter to brother, Washington, D.C., 1861

Contributed by: Fifth Maine Regiment Museum Date: 1861-07-06 Location: Albion; Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Cartoon about 1926 politics

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1926 Media: Ink on paper


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Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.


Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.


Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866

Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Senator James Doolittle of…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

At that time he was the only Republican Senator, State or National, in the United States. On August 7, 1954 the Maine Republican Centennial…

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Guilford, Maine - STUDENT CORNER

… on their tour of Bangor Daily News, Piscataquis Community Middle School students were very fortunate to meet with Senator Olympia Snowe. X